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Next 24 Months Could Bring Golden Opportunity for Operational Expansion (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
February 13, 2017 - Between now and 2030, 60% of U.S. farm ground is going to change hands. And, in the coming 24 months, Dr. David Kohl believes well positioned producers will have lots of opportunities for expansion. Playing your cards right now will prepare you to take advantage of opportunities that come your way in the near future. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Gaining Equity in an Existing Operation: 5 Benefits to Contract Growing (Article)
By: Dusty Compart , Associate Financial Services Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Grain, Dairy, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
February 07, 2017 - With agriculture’s cyclical nature, we’ve seen our young and beginning farmers struggle to gain equity in an existing operation. While there are obstacles out of your control, you can take the step into ownership with Contract Growing. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Six Steps to Building Cash on Your Farm (Article)
By: Matthew Lange, Business Consultant
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture, Risk Management Planning
 
January 26, 2017 - As Warren Buffet said, “You need cash. Cash is like oxygen. When you don’t need it, you don’t notice it. When you do need it, it’s the only thing you think about.” Check out Matt Lange's tips to help put producers in a position where we have extra cash. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Dairy
 
Five Components to Increase Cash Flow on Your Farm (Video)
By: Matthew Lange, Business Consultant
TAGS: Dairy, Grain, Dairy, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning
 
January 17, 2017 - In farming it's key to have enough cash on hand to take advantage of opportunities that come your way. But in times of tight margins, when producers are fighting for every penny, is it possible to squeeze out any more cash? AgStar's Matt Lange offers five practical tips for positioning your operation and building cash. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Changing the Way You Approach Grain Marketing to Reduce Risk (Article)
By: Kurt Lensing, AgStar Assistant Vice President and Industry Specialist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
January 12, 2017 - We all know markets are unpredictable. But the way you approach your grain marketing strategy doesn't have to be. AgStar's Kurt Lensing provides actionable steps on options for developing your plan and shares strategies top producers embrace to position their operations. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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